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October 1, 2022
Report: Eagles 64-84 Manchester Giants

A frustrating fourth quarter performance saw Newcastle Eagles fall 84-64 to Manchester Giants in their sold-out BBL season opener. Newcastle led the contest heading into Q4 but were ultimately unable to overcome a Rahmon Fletcher inspired Giants. Fletcher departed the Eagles this summer after seven seasons which saw him help Newcastle claim multiple titles on…

September 30, 2022
Preview: Eagles vs Manchester Giants

Newcastle Eagles head coach Marc Steutel is excited to get the new BBL season underway on a sold-out Friday night against Manchester Giants. This summer has brought about a host of changes on Tyneside for the Eagles, which included the departure of longstanding guard Rahmon Fletcher. Friday night will see Fletcher return to Newcastle as…

September 28, 2022
Mockford Ready For Manchester

Ben Mockford can’t wait to make up for lost time as Newcastle Eagles belatedly join the BBL party on Friday. Marc Steutel’s men were restricted to the practice court while their top flight rivals got stuck into Championship action last weekend. But Mockford and co. get the ball rolling in 48 hours when Rahmon Fletcher’s…

March 13, 2022
Defiant Defoe Confident Of Bounce Back

The consistently inconsistent Newcastle Eagles once again showed both sides of their character on Friday night as they slipped to a disappointing home loss to Manchester Giants. As the final buzzer sounded it was an eerie silent Vertu Motors Arena that surveyed another tough night for their favourites. The Eagles had been due to travel…

March 12, 2022
Report: Eagles 89-110 Manchester Giants

A Rahmon Fletcher double double was not enough to rescue a win for Newcastle Eagles as Manchester Giants avenged January’s overtime defeat on Tyneside. Newcastle’s skipper added 14 assists to his 10 points despite picking up four fouls before the end of the third quarter. And six Eagles players hit double figures on a night…

March 11, 2022
Preview: Eagles vs Manchester Giants

It’s another big game at the Vertu Motors Arena in Newcastle tonight as the Eagles take on Manchester Giants. The Giants sit fourth in the BBL table with a 9 – 8 win-loss record whilst Newcastle are on 8 – 9 in seventh position. A win for the Eagles would not only level the records…

March 9, 2022
Peel Points To Play-Offs Place

Brandon Peel insists Newcastle Eagles will be playoff ready after warning the club’s BBL rivals to ignore the men in black at their peril. The bullish former London Lion is targeting a momentum-building 10-game finish to the club’s regular season with one more major trophy on the line. And Peel insisted now is not the…

January 22, 2022
Report: Eagles 113-111 Manchester Giants After Overtime

It was Meat Loaf, a self-confessed sports super-fan who took great pride in his performance at the 2003 NBA All Star game, who insisted two out of three ain’t bad. And as the world comes to terms with the death of the larger than life entertainer, Newcastle head coach Ian MacLeod might just agree. Prior…

January 21, 2022
Preview: Eagles vs Manchester Giants

Whilst it’s not quite crisis time for the Newcastle Eagles BBL side there’s no denying a win over this weekend would be a very welcome boost to an organisation that is going through tough times at the moment. Perhaps tonight’s match-up at home in the Vertu Motors Arena against Manchester Giants is the best opportunity…